Economic Development http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/6595/more en New York City caps ridesharing licenses for one year, passes other rideshare-related bills http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/new-york-city-caps-ridesharing-licenses-one-year-passes-other-rideshare-related <div class="node-body article-body">New York has become the first major U.S. city to cap the number of ridesharing vehicles that can operate within its limits.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/new-york-city-caps-ridesharing-licenses-one-year-passes-other-rideshare-related" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/new-york-city-caps-ridesharing-licenses-one-year-passes-other-rideshare-related#comments Economic Development Roadways Mon, 13 Aug 2018 19:45:00 +0000 82821 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>An Uber and Lyft-marked&nbsp;car. Image via <a href="https://www.gettyimages.com/license/1007905058">Getty Images</a>.</p> Who are you? http://americancityandcounty.com/administration/who-are-you <div class="field-deck"> When done right, branding a city will net it far more than just a flashy new logo </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When done right, branding a city will net it far more than just a flashy new logo.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/administration/who-are-you" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/administration/who-are-you#comments Economic Development Privatization & Outsourcing Administration Thu, 26 Jul 2018 19:09:00 +0000 82661 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p><span style="font-size: 12.8px;">Gallatin, Tenn.&#39;s new brand logo superimposed over its&nbsp;city hall.&nbsp;Images courtesy of City of Gallatin.&nbsp;</span></p> Filling the gap as retirees head for the exits http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/filling-gap-retirees-head-exits <div class="field-deck"> Cooperative contracts and new technology may help pick up the slack </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cooperative contracts and new technology may help pick up the slack for governments as workers continue to retire.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/filling-gap-retirees-head-exits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/filling-gap-retirees-head-exits#comments Contracts Economic Development Coop Solutions Cooperative Purchasing Finance Human Resources Purchasing & Procurement Technology GPN Fri, 15 Jun 2018 19:10:00 +0000 82311 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Tammy Rimes,&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 12.8px;">executive director of the&nbsp;</span>National Cooperative Procurement Partners.</p> Babcock Ranch offers glimpse of how municipal sustainability, technology might look in future http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/babcock-ranch-offers-glimpse-how-municipal-sustainability-technology-might-look <div class="node-body article-body">The first entirely solar-powered American city has arrived, and it’s located in Florida.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/babcock-ranch-offers-glimpse-how-municipal-sustainability-technology-might-look" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/babcock-ranch-offers-glimpse-how-municipal-sustainability-technology-might-look#comments Economic Development Broadband Renewable Energy Tue, 12 Jun 2018 20:27:00 +0000 82261 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p><span style="font-size: 12.8px;">The red pin on this map designates Babcock Ranch&#39;s location within&nbsp;Florida. Note Tampa, Fla. in the upper left corner and West Palm Beach, Fla. in the lower right corner.</span></p> NLC report: Majority of municipal leaders consider economic development and infrastructure key issues this year http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/nlc-report-majority-municipal-leaders-consider-economic-development-and-infrast <div class="node-body article-body">A recent report from the National League of Cities (NLC) shows that economic development, infrastructure and budgets weigh heavily on the minds of many city leaders across the country.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/nlc-report-majority-municipal-leaders-consider-economic-development-and-infrast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/nlc-report-majority-municipal-leaders-consider-economic-development-and-infrast#comments Economic Development Finance Public Works Wed, 30 May 2018 17:17:00 +0000 82131 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:1,5_und_10_Dollarnoten.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Public buyers adapting to accelerated government spending http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/public-buyers-adapting-accelerated-government-spending <div class="field-deck"> Public purchasers must closely scrutinize cooperative procurement opportunities </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Public purchasers must closely scrutinize cooperative procurement opportunities.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/public-buyers-adapting-accelerated-government-spending" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/public-buyers-adapting-accelerated-government-spending#comments Economic Development Coop Solutions Cooperative Purchasing Finance Purchasing & Procurement Strategic Sourcing GPN Fri, 11 May 2018 21:35:00 +0000 81991 at http://americancityandcounty.com Learning to share http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/learning-share <div class="field-deck"> The sharing economy offers cities new partnerships and benefits, but some have had trouble in adapting to the model </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The sharing economy offers cities new partnerships and benefits, but some have had trouble in adapting to the model.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/learning-share" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/learning-share#comments Economic Development Public Transit Housing Tue, 24 Apr 2018 18:11:00 +0000 81771 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Photo courtesy of Lyft.</p> Leaders of rebuffed Amazon HQ2 candidate cities get reflective over bidding process http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/leaders-rebuffed-amazon-hq2-candidate-cities-get-reflective-over-bidding-proces <div class="node-body article-body">Twenty North American localities are celebrating making the second round of Amazon’s second headquarters selection process. But leaders of many of the 200+ cities that were rejected have gotten reflective over their disqualifications.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/leaders-rebuffed-amazon-hq2-candidate-cities-get-reflective-over-bidding-proces" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/leaders-rebuffed-amazon-hq2-candidate-cities-get-reflective-over-bidding-proces#comments Economic Development Mon, 22 Jan 2018 20:15:00 +0000 80741 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Amazon customer service center in Huntington, W. Va. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Amazon.com_Customer_Service_Center_(Huntington,_West_Virginia)_003.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.&nbsp;</p> Shortlist for second Amazon headquarters announced http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/shortlist-second-amazon-headquarters-announced <div class="node-body article-body">Amazon has whittled down the 238-plus proposals it received for its new headquarters to 20 potential locations, and mayors are already reacting to the news. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/shortlist-second-amazon-headquarters-announced" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/shortlist-second-amazon-headquarters-announced#comments Economic Development Thu, 18 Jan 2018 20:44:00 +0000 80721 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Map of the 20 potential locations Amazon has selected for its second headquarters. The 20 were pared down from over 238 applicant localities&nbsp;across North America.</p> Cities expand borders through annexations http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/cities-expand-borders-through-annexations <div class="node-body article-body">Sometimes cities outgrow their limits. Other times, they expand to accomplish specific economic development goals. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/cities-expand-borders-through-annexations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/economic-development/cities-expand-borders-through-annexations#comments Economic Development Wed, 10 Jan 2018 18:02:00 +0000 80671 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Deadwoon, S.D.&#39;s main street. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Deadwood_22-6-2004_-_panoramio.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p>